Cosmic Underground Northside: An Incantation Of Black Canadian Speculative Discourse And Innerstandings

EditorQuentin Vercetty, Audrey HudsonIntroduction byNalo Hopkinson

February 19, 2021|
Cosmic Underground Northside: An Incantation Of Black Canadian Speculative Discourse And Innerstandings by Quentin Vercetty
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Cosmic Underground Northside operates as a seminal collection consisting of works from cross-generations and pan-national Black creatives and cultural producers from Canada. This generous book offers a glimpse of different innerstandings, a profound comprehension or conviction within one’s spirit or soul. We consider the following: what does Afrofuturism look like from a Canadian perspective? What are the unique elements of artistic expression in Black Canadian art? Considering Canada's history on Indigenous land, how do Black Canadians imagine their future in a colony that promotes erasure, yet claims multiculturalism? So ah wah dis? Qu'est-ce que c'est? Kisa sa ye? Cosmic Underground Northside: An Incantation of Black Canadian Speculative Discourse and Innerstanding is an archival book comprised of diasporic dialogues around liberation and spirituality. Significant contributions of poems, lyrics, prose, short stories and other expressive forms of literature along with vibrant illustrations, photographs, posters, mixed-media digital and analog rendered artworks by over 100 talented, gifted Black Canadian scholars and creatives. This is who we are.
Quentin VerCetty is an award winning visual griot (storyteller) and art educator who knows no boundaries when it comes to his creative expression. His work builds off his Masters in Art Education thesis from Concordia University, exploring speculative narratives like Afrofuturism addressing issues of representation, immigration, decolo...
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Title:Cosmic Underground Northside: An Incantation Of Black Canadian Speculative Discourse And Innerstandings
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:284 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:284 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.68 in
Published:February 19, 2021
Publisher:Cedar Grove Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781941958971

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